Employment Opportunities

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment System. We do post available job opportunities on this page when they become available with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.  

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

GAPs & New Farmer Educator

Fulltime, non-exempt position, benefits eligible, 40 hours per week, fund granted position.

This position is responsible for assisting with development, planning, conducting, and evaluating educational programs in Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and Post-Harvest handling for produce in the counties of the Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program (ENYCHP). The Educator will also be responsible for triage and outreach to new farmers in the Hudson Valley region. Under guidance of the Agriculture Issue Leader, Association Commercial Horticulture Educator and reflecting funder goals, develop program objectives and plans within assigned areas of responsibilities. Represent the associations to the public, community leaders, government officials, agricultural industry and Cornell University. Will work as a team member in addressing local, regional and statewide programming priorities. Per funding contract, operate as a multi-association team member in the above areas of specialization in Orange and Ulster Counties. May work with faculty on applied research in appropriate areas. May have involvement in organizational responsibilities and leadership development.

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Deadline for applying on-line is April 19, 2018. To apply online: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/GAPs---New-Farmer-Educator---Middletown--NY_WDR-00014178

Agriculture -- Community Horticulture Resource Educator

The Community Horticulture Resource Educator develops and delivers an education program focused on community horticulture, recycling/composting, school garden network, and invasive species management. Also includes the planning, management, and operations of the Master Gardener Volunteer Program, which involves volunteer recruitment, training and oversight. The Community Horticulture Resource Educator will analyze and identify educational needs and provide development, delivery, evaluation, direction, management and coordination of educational efforts.The Community Horticulture Resource Educator will oversee the Horticulture Diagnostic Lab and volunteers.This is an exempt, full-time, benefits eligible position, 40 hour work week. All interested candidates must apply on-line at:


Deadline to apply is April 5, 2018. Deadline may change depending on the Association needs.

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Peggy Kral
Executive Administrator

Last updated April 19, 2018